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Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is the sequel to Bit.Trip Runner. The game's look and feel is very different from the original. Runner 2 forgoes the original's retro look in favor of a cartoon art style. The game's story takes on a more humorous tone, and is narrated by Charles Martinet.

The game expands on the original in several ways. There are several new actions, such as rotating the analog stick to trace Commander Video's path around a loop. In addition, level selection takes place on a map screen laid out similar to other classic platform games. Levels offer alternate paths which can be either easier or harder to complete depending on the path. There are also mid-level checkpoints, though these are optional, and the player earns more points if he/she chooses to skip them. Collecting all gold in each stage allows the player to shoot Commander Video out of a cannon into a target to score extra points.

There are several characters that can be unlocked, as well as several costumes for each one.

The game offers 120 levels, online leaderboards for each individual stage, and multiple difficulties for replay value.


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Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Windows Level completion screen. You also get to compare scores with Steam friends.
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Windows A new playable character has been unlocked.
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Windows Stage 4 features some sad mountains
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Windows World map

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Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Screenshot
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Screenshot
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Screenshot
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Gaming Age PlayStation 3 Mar 21, 2013 A+ 100
Spazio Games Windows Feb 27, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Digital Chumps PlayStation 3 Mar 14, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo-Online.de Wii U May 16, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 07, 2013 18 out of 20 90
IGN Xbox 360 Feb 25, 2013 9 out of 10 90
3D Juegos PS Vita Dec 27, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85
3D Juegos Macintosh Mar 06, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85
GamesRadar Wii U Mar 04, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
D+PAD Magazine Xbox 360 Mar 05, 2013 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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